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now look, I'm getting on a bit, 62 on Sunday, but I think that, many years ago, I heard that elephant tusks are very long teeth?
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Elephant Ivory is constructed the same as a tooth. It has enamel on the surface and grows like a tree in concentric circles. So it is considered a tooth not a horn.
Elephants' tusks are just reeaaally long teeth.
I think horns are supposed to be on an animal's head though.
They seem to be used more as horns, than for grinding food up. Just my 2 cents.
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